1. "Film analysis enables us to recognize how the filmmakers have their magic on us, how all the constituent elements of the film have combined to create that magic. Rather than rob us of the pleasures of watching films, this approach affords us the even greater pleasure of deep engagement"
- Jon Lewis, Essential Cinema: An Introduction to Film Analysis
2. "Nothing suits a director any better than to hop on a train with his company and go somewhere, no matter where it is, as long as he can get away from the studio. —William Fox, December 27, 1917"
- Jon Lewis, Looking Past the Screen: Case Studies in American Film History and Method